The Gods of Prophetstown

The Gods of Prophetstown

The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier

Book - 2012
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Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
ISBN: 9780199765294
0199765294
Branch Call Number: 973.5 JORTNER
Characteristics: x, 310 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm

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This a great book, the best from an academic press I've read in a long time. I recommend you check it out. Author Jortner provides a thorough reappraisal of the role of Tecumseh's brother Tenskwatawa in the pan-Indian movement leading up to the War of 1812 in the Old Northwest. The standard view of a malignant, weak Prophet is convincingly overturned. William Henry Harrison, whose grandson's street my apartment window looks down upon, now wears the black hat. The chapter on white frontier politics where differences were debated in newspapers but settled by street duels is stunning. As I say, this is a great book!

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